Science Made Fun with Eitech & Awesome Giveaway!

I try to sneak educational activities into my kids’ lives whenever I get a chance. Just ask my kids who complain to their father every time we go on a trip, “Don’t let Mom take us anywhere educational! This is supposed to be a vacation!” Obviously, my plans succeed better sometimes than others. I’ve spent a lot of time (and money) on toys that encourage learning over the years and one brand I keep returning to is Eitech. Their steel construction sets come in a variety of skill sets, from beginner to adult, and each kit ranges in the number of pieces from 100 to 1000. Even better, the sets encourage the entire family to participate in the construction.

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Our track will look like the model on the left when we are done.

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5 Ways to Make Your #SummerUnbored + Flash Giveaway

“Mom, I’m bored!” (Be sure to drag this out with a high pitched whiny voice.) My kids used to love to tell me this after a couple of weeks of summer vacation. They usually stopped when I offered them a list of all the activities I had available to do right now; wash the car, clean their rooms or mow the yard. I knew I could spend a large chunk of change keeping the kids occupied over the summer, but wanted low cost ideas we could all enjoy. When Lunchbox asked me to share some of my favorite kid approved ideas that won’t break the bank in a sponsored post, I immediately picked out some of my favorites.
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DIY Family Movie Night Ideas For Summer


All families are unique. We may be big or small, single parents, traditional  or nontraditional families, but one thing most families have in common is the desire to spend time doing fun things together. One of our favorite traditions each summer is … Read More...

Ugly Cell Phone Towers Be Gone!


This is a partnered post with The Everywhere Agency and Stealth Concealment, but all opinions are my own. Let's face it, most of us would be lost without our cell phone. I am always on the go and use my cell phone for everything from texting the … Read More...

Sick Pet? Need Advice? #VetonDemand


This post is sponsored by Vet on Demand, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the Vet on Demand App, but Simply Southern Mom only shares information we feel is relevant to our … Read More...